134. Today we're cross-posting an episode of Louisiana Calling with Bruce France & Eliot Barron. Today the microphone is reversed as Bruce (Magee) is interviewed by Bruce France & Eliot Barron for their podcast, Louisiana Calling. If you're a fan of the Louisiana Anthology Podcast, you'll probably like Louisiana Calling as well.
- Erin Lierl, the Sidewalk Poet, is under the weather this week, so we are re-broadcasting one of her poems from a few months ago.
- This week in Louisiana history. December 15, 1802. Pres.
Jefferson, worried of French takeover of La., seeks to
purchase Isle of Orleans.
- This week in New Orleans history. December 12,
1970. The Doors last live performance ever at A
Warehouse. New Orleanians were excited to scoop up $5.00
general admission tickets to the Beaver Production 8 P.M show
at A Warehouse, at 1820 Tchoupitoulas on December 12, 1970,
which were available at popular venues such as Far Out, Sound
City, and Fat Head. The enthusiastic audience
unwittingly witnessed the final live performance of the The
Doors that night. On July 31, 1971 James Douglas "Jim"
Morrison was found dead in a Paris apartment bathtub by his
long-time companion Pamela Courson. He was 27 years old.
- This week in Louisiana.
Deridder Gem and Mineral Show
December 13 - 14, 2014
Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds
Deridder, LA 70634
Largest Gem and Mineral show in the area 18 vendors , featuring some of the best hidden treasures in Louisiana including fossil, minerals, gemstones, jewelry, Indian artifacts and much more! Admission: $2.00 Adults, children under 12 is free, Military person free on Sunday.
Listen in iTunes.
Listen in Stitcher.